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Can I take iron and drink alcohol

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: if you have gastritis or a bleeding ulcer as the cause for your low iron I would severely limit consumption

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: In moderation. But there shouldn't be a problem.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Iron and Fat: Fatty liver is caused by sugar and fat, not iron.
A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Brain damage: Marijuana is a psychoactive drug and will mess with your brain with or without hemochromatosis. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vege ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No interactions : Were found with alcohol and fluconazol using a drug interaction checker.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: Alcohol can interact with Lorazepam and it is not recommended to take them together.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Mixing: Yes, but it will lower the effect of the antibiotics.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Ok, not recommended: Aspirin can add to stomach irritation but with proper precaution not contraindicated.
A female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Below: Drinking alcohol while taking azathioprine can harm your liver. It is best to limit or avoid alcohol all together.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
In moderation: There is no specific interaction between ethanol and keflex. A drink or two with Cephalexin isn't going to interact, but moderation is the key. Too mu ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Buckley's coughsyrup: Most products made by Buckley's contain dextromethorphan, a potent cough suppressant. It is not a good idea to drink alcohol with this medication ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
When can I?: No drug interactions but ibuprofen is an NSAID and may irritate lining of stomach. So can alcohol. So why are you taking the Ibuprofen? If it doesn't ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not a good combo: Proper degradation of paracetamol depends on healthy liver and whiskey, especially in excess, is not a good thing for the liver. High doses of paracet ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
Ethanol: Ethanol with Vitamins basically. Should not be a problem. It also depends on how much alcohol you want to drink.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
?: No medicine is 100% safe. In fact, tylenol (acetaminophen) is probably in the top 3 medicines causing severe health problems and hospitalizations. Z-p ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
55 years experience Addiction Medicine
Avoidance: It is probably best to avoid alcohol. Depending on your medical condition, and dose of prednisone, it is beat to be clear headed.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
29 years experience Psychiatry
Not recommended: Psychoactive medications, especially ones that tend to be sedating, such as Seroquel, (quetiapine) can cause significant central nervous system dysreg ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
NO!!!!!!!!!!: The combination of Acetaminophen and alcohol can be extraordinarily dangerous, because alcohol converts the medication into more of the toxic substanc ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, but also...: Iron pills are often poorly absorbed and cause side effects, so obtaining iron from your diet is a good strategy. Chicken & beef liver are good choice ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashish Shanbhag
27 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Alcohol should not be mixed with any medications.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Iron deficiency : If you have a poor iron status or are at high risk of iron deficiency, it would be prudent to avoid drinking both coffee and tea specially with meals ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Not recommended: Of course no one can stop you from drinking whatever you want to -- but combining zoloft (sertraline) with alcohol is not recommended.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know iv here: What do you mean by IV here. Is it a product? If so, please tell us what's in it or who makes it and resubmit your newly formulated question.

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